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Prenatal Test May Detect Cancer in Mom
Killing two birds with one stone can be a great thing — especially when it comes to prenatal testing.
Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy?
The question of whether to take antidepressants during pregnancy is an intimate and complicated one. But if you're pregnant (or trying to be) and you have depression, you may want to consider the risks.
What a Stillbirth Might Mean for Future Pregnancies
Stillbirth rates have declined in many developed countries, and that’s very good news. Unfortunately, one stillbirth may increase the chances of another one later on.
The Connection Between C-Sections and Autism
Babies born via cesarean section (C-section) may face a raised risk of autism, but that doesn't necessarily mean the C-section caused this raised risk.
Pregnancy and Lupus: A Fairly Safe Combination?
Many women with lupus have been warned about the possible dangers of becoming pregnant and having the condition. But new evidence suggests that these risks might have been overestimated.
How Menopause Could Affect Your Sleep
The transition into menopause can be a trying time in some women's lives — and it may even affect their sleep.
What Women Need to Know About Blood Clots
Taking "the pill" has become a routine part of life for many women around the world. But that doesn't mean birth control pills are entirely without risk.
Depressed New Moms Might Benefit from This Rx
Welcoming a new baby brings joy, but it can also bring a time of stress, worry and depression. New evidence suggests that medications might help new moms with depression.
The Benefits of Prenatal Exercise
Pregnancy calls for kicking those swollen feet up and simply trying to relax, right? Maybe not. Moms-to-be might not need to be so fast to slow down.
How More Screening Might Help New Moms
When does the risk period for postpartum depression end? Maybe not as soon after giving birth as once thought.